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Despite US govt shutdown, Statue of Liberty to reopen today

Despite US govt shutdown, Statue of Liberty to reopen today

The Statue of Liberty will reopen on Monday even if the U.S. government shutdown extends into the work week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday, vowing to use state funds to keep the landmark monument in operation.

Jan 22, 2018, 09:31 AM IST
China accuses US warship of violating its sovereignty

China accuses US warship of violating its sovereignty

The incident occurred as U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration seeks Chinese cooperation in dealing with North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs.

Jan 20, 2018, 23:07 PM IST
Stay and work to end shutdowns, or get arrested: US Senator's suggestion to politicians

Stay and work to end shutdowns, or get arrested: US Senator's suggestion to politicians

Senator Michael Bennet's suggestions are also part of a bipartisan accountability law he has tried to push.

Jan 20, 2018, 16:51 PM IST
Indian American Manisha Singh becomes first woman to become Assistant Secretary of State in Trump administration

Indian American Manisha Singh becomes first woman to become Assistant Secretary of State in Trump administration

Indian American Manisha Singh, a lawyer and Congressional staffer, has been sworn in as the Assistant Secretary of State for economic and business affairs in the Trump administration. She is the first woman appointed to the post.

Jan 20, 2018, 14:52 PM IST
Donald Trump's 1st anniversary drowned by crisis, 'dealmaker' image takes a beating

Donald Trump's 1st anniversary drowned by crisis, 'dealmaker' image takes a beating

The US government officially shut down for the first time in five years after the Senate rejected a short-term spending bill to keep the federal government running.

Jan 20, 2018, 13:56 PM IST
In first year, Donald Trump firms up ties with India

In first year, Donald Trump firms up ties with India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a man of humble origins, and Trump, a billionaire and a flamboyant reality TV personality, have struck an unlikely friendship.

Jan 20, 2018, 12:31 PM IST
Democrats holding citizens hostage: Donald Trump administration on US shutdown

Democrats holding citizens hostage: Donald Trump administration on US shutdown

US President Donald Trump's administration accused the opposition Democrats of holding American citizens hostage Saturday after lawmakers failed to agree a stop-gap spending deal before a midnight deadline.

Jan 20, 2018, 11:27 AM IST
What happens in a US government shutdown?

What happens in a US government shutdown?

The US government officially shutdown on Friday for the first time in five years after lawmakers failed to agree on a spending deal. US President Donald Trump blamed Democrats for the shutdown which comes exactly a year after he was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States.

Jan 20, 2018, 11:09 AM IST
US government shuts down after Senate blocks spending bill, Donald Trump slams Democrats

US government shuts down after Senate blocks spending bill, Donald Trump slams Democrats

In a late-night session, senators blocked a bill to extend government funding through Feb. 16. The bill needed 60 votes in the 100-member Senate but only 50 supported it.

Jan 20, 2018, 10:52 AM IST
News at a glance: January 20, 2018

News at a glance: January 20, 2018

Jan 20, 2018, 10:01 AM IST
Donald Trump ends first year in office as most unpopular US President

Donald Trump ends first year in office as most unpopular US President

US President Donald Trump ended his first year in office more unpopular than any President in modern history, various polls have said.

Jan 20, 2018, 09:57 AM IST
Donald Trump signs bill renewing foreign surveillance programme

Donald Trump signs bill renewing foreign surveillance programme

US President Donald Trump has signed a bill into law to renew a controversial foreign intelligence surveillance programme.

Jan 20, 2018, 09:09 AM IST
Donald Trump didn't give xxx-rated performance, says pornstar he allegedly tried to pay to keep quiet

Donald Trump didn't give xxx-rated performance, says pornstar he allegedly tried to pay to keep quiet

Pornstar Stormy Daniels had told a US magazine that she had sex with Donald Trump right after his wife, Melania, gave birth in 2006.

Jan 19, 2018, 13:11 PM IST
'Shithole' creativity takes hold of protests against Trump Hotels

'Shithole' creativity takes hold of protests against Trump Hotels

Protest messages projected onto the facade and scathing Yelp reviews are the latest modes of protests against Donald Trump.

Jan 18, 2018, 13:21 PM IST
US has a new message for Kim Jong Un and North Korea, thanks to China

US has a new message for Kim Jong Un and North Korea, thanks to China

Top American diplomat said he is waiting to hear from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Jan 18, 2018, 10:24 AM IST
NYT, Washington Post, CNN and Time: Donald Trump announces 'fake news' award

NYT, Washington Post, CNN and Time: Donald Trump announces 'fake news' award

'The New York Times' has been named as the winner of the 'Fake News Award'.

Jan 18, 2018, 08:29 AM IST
EU accuses Russia of 'orchestrated' disinformation campaign

EU accuses Russia of 'orchestrated' disinformation campaign

The European Union on Wednesday accused Russia of pumping out thousands of pieces of disinformation in an "orchestrated strategy" aimed at destabilising the bloc.

Jan 17, 2018, 23:14 PM IST
Trump's hair loss drug may cause erectile dysfunction, depression

Trump's hair loss drug may cause erectile dysfunction, depression

The prostate-reducing drug is also widely believed to be a significant factor affecting the president's low PSA (prostate) levels and thick mane.

Jan 17, 2018, 17:15 PM IST
Alternative facts: Donald Trump aide Kellyanne Conway meant to say something else, claims controversial book

Alternative facts: Donald Trump aide Kellyanne Conway meant to say something else, claims controversial book

It was actually a slip-up by Conway, Michael Wolff claims in his book, 'Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House'.

Jan 17, 2018, 15:54 PM IST
As White House pushes for a merit-based immigration system, Trump wants 'immigrants to come from everywhere'

As White House pushes for a merit-based immigration system, Trump wants 'immigrants to come from everywhere'

 The White House is pushing for a merit-based immigration system irrespective of the country, religion and ethnicity of an applicant.

Jan 17, 2018, 09:23 AM IST